car hire in Lithuania

Tips for driving your rental car in Lithuania

If you're travelling to Lithuania, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Lithuania is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Vilnius counts 556,723 inhabitants. In Vilnius lives 15,8% of the entire country's population, which counts over 3,520,000 inhabitants. In Lithuania the language spoken most widespread is lithuanian but people also speak russian. The time zone in Lithuania is GMT+02:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Lithuania is C / F and the electric voltage is 230 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adaptor with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Lithuania is +370, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Lithuania

With a fuel cost in Lithuania averaging at 1,36 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Lithuania shares its land borders with Belarus, Latvia, Poland and Russia, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car hire as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 52,298, which ranks Lithuania as the 58th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Lithuania there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Euro (EUR). Speed limits in town are 50 km/h and on motorways they are 130 km/h. Bear in mind that in Lithuania, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Lithuania

Lithuania boasts four UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Should you visit this country for leisure you can't miss spots like the cultural site of Vilnius Historic Centre and the cultural site of Kernav? Archaeological Site (Cultural Reserve of Kernav?). GoCarHire.co.uk compares the best car hire suppliers worldwide and brings the cheapest prices to you.